Roger Farr Takes the win on Greenwood
Roger Farr of Little Mountain, SC won the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Tour D96 tournament held 12/30/2018 on Lake Greenwood. Running out of Greenwood State Park near Ninety Six, SC Roger brought back a five-fish limit that locked in the scales at 14.38-lbs. For his victory and first place in the option pot, he took home $545, along with the first place trophy.
Second place was claimed by Steve Christy with five-fish that went to the scales for 13.98-lbs. For his efforts, he took home $320.
Third place went to Chase Stewart with five-fish for a total weight of 13.75-lbs. Chase to home $80 for his third-place finish.
Paul Selle locked in the fourth-place finish with five-fish that locked in the scales at 13.68-lbs. Paul was awarded a $50 gift certificate from Cabelas/Bass Pro Shops for his placement.
Rounding out the top five was Jamie Satterwhite with five-fish and a total weight of 13.59-lbs. Jamie received a $50 discount coupon from Level Performance Rods that can be used towards the online purchase of any Level Performance Rod!
The next D-96 tournament for the 2019 season is a Division 1-Day Qualifier on Lake Murray, January 20th out of Dreher Island State Park ramp. We will launch from the tournament side ramp at safe light, at approximately 7:30, weather depending. I will be set up under the shelter beside the ramp.
For more information on this event or division, please contact local director James Satterwhite at (864)993-0211
Our local sponsors will be providing products or money for products for the anglers fishing Division 96 tournaments. Please give them your support by looking to them first when considering your purchases. They are supporting you!
Please welcome our newest sponsor Hunters Headquarters of Greenwood!
Hunters Headquarters: For all of your hunting, fishing, archery, and shooting supplies. 1845 Calhoun Rd Greenwood SC, 29649 864-223-1991
Level Performance Rods: Rods designed and fished by FLW Pro Anthony Gagliardi of Prosperity, SC. See the complete line of these affordable rods atwww.levelfishingrods.com (803-500-2354) Also Level Rods are at Palmetto State Armory Fishing Outpost Fernandina Road in Columbia, SC. We have (10) $50 coupons, (1) to be given out at each event, and 1 Level Rod are to be awarded to D-96 anglers for the Big Sack of the Season.
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Palmetto Electrical Systems serving Greenwood, SC. Residential & Commercial Services – 30 years’ experience – Quality Service – Reasonable Prices – Free Estimates – Locally owned and operated by Mark T. Abbott – 8117 Highway 246 S, Ninety-Six, SC - 864-227-8500
About the American Bass Anglers - American Bass Anglers is committed to providing low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler while offering an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers and all their bass tournament trails visit www.americanbassanglers.com.
American Bass Anglers is sponsored by: Bass Pro Shops, Triton Boats, Mercury Marine, Nitro Boats, Tracker Boats, MotorGuide, Garmin, T-H Marine, Abu Garcia, Berkley, Engel Coolers, Four Roses Bourbon, Maui Jim, and Power-Pole. Mailing address: American Bass Anglers, Inc, PO Box 475, Athens, AL 35612 PH (256) 232-0406.
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South Carolina Couples Cancels 12/8 Tournament
The South Carolina Couples Division 11 has canceled the 12/8 tournament scheduled for Lake Wateree. This decision has been made due to falling lake levels, the ramp and the launch site is inaccessible. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused and look forward to seeing you all at the next tournament.
Ross Barnett Produces Big Numbers
ATHENS, Ala. – Ray King of Brandon, MS won the Bass Pro Shops Open Series Mississippi divisional opener held February 16th on Ross Barnett Reservoir. Running out of Tommy’s Trading Post, Ray caught five-bass weighing 26.55-pounds. For the Boater Division victory, King took home a check for $5500 for his win and $810 for his big bass of 7.47-lbs.
Mason and Walker win new Triton boat at Guntersville
Saturday, February 9, 2019 the Bass Pro Shops Team Tour operated by American Bass Anglers held its first tournament of the regular season that launched from Goosepond Bait and Tackle on Guntersville Lake located in Scottsboro, Alabama. Ninety-three teams went to battle in cold weather conditions to try and win the 2019 Triton 17TX powered by a 60HP Mercury four-stroke with Garmin Echo-map plus 63CV valued at 20K. With a 5-pound lead over 2nd place Jimmy Mason and Lance Walker took the victory weighing in 5 fish for a total weight of 33.82-pounds. The team also earned a check for $900 for taking 1st place in the High Stakes Option Pot.